embusqué

noun
em·​bus·​qué | \ ¦äm(ˌ)bü¦skā, äⁿbᵫ̅skā \
plural -s

Definition of embusqué

: a person seeking to avoid military service (as by working in a government office) : shirker, slacker

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History and Etymology for embusqué

French, from past participle of (s')embusquer to lie in ambush, shirk, from Old French embuschier to place in ambush

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“Embusqué.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/embusqu%C3%A9. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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